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K-Slice

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My bronco II is an Eddie Bauer, and i was told by the local sterio shop that it has premium sound. Most of the wires I figured out, but I cant find anyhting about the factory amp wiring. here's what I know so far:

grn/yellow - constant 12
yellow/blk - acc 12
blue/red - illumination
black - ground
grey bundle of wires with 8 female connectors - speakers (have adapter)

Here's what I dont know:

solid red wire - ?
solid blue wire - ?
oj/black wire - ?

All the wires besided the ones in the grey bundle are loose. those extra wires must have something to do with the factory amp, but I don't want to hook it up backwards and fry it...
 


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My bronco II is an Eddie Bauer, and i was told by the local sterio shop that it has premium sound. Most of the wires I figured out, but I cant find anyhting about the factory amp wiring. here's what I know so far:

grn/yellow - constant 12
yellow/blk - acc 12
blue/red - illumination
black - ground
grey bundle of wires with 8 female connectors - speakers (have adapter)

Here's what I dont know:

solid red wire - ?
solid blue wire - ?
oj/black wire - ?

All the wires besided the ones in the grey bundle are loose. those extra wires must have something to do with the factory amp, but I don't want to hook it up backwards and fry it...
Does this help?

1989-90 Ford Bronco II Stereo Wiring
Constant 12V+ Green/Yellow
Switched 12V+ Yellow/Black
Ground Black
Illumination Blue/Red
Dimmer n/a
Antenna Trigger n/a
Antenna Right Front
Front Speakers 4" Doors
Left Front (+) Orange/Green
Left Front (-) Black/White
Right Front (+) White/Green
Right Front (-) Black/White
Rear Speakers 5" x 7" Side Panels
Left Rear (+) Pink/Green
Left Rear (-) Pink/Blue
Right Rear (+) Pink/Blue
Right Rear (-) Green/Orange

Provided by: http://www.the12volt.com/installbay/stereodetail/812.html
 

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That's pretty much the info I've been finding everywhere... I cant find anything about the factory amp though...
 

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That's pretty much the info I've been finding everywhere... I cant find anything about the factory amp though...
OK, I misunderstood what it was you were wanting. Are you wanting to use it or bypass the amp? My Explorer had a factory amp, and I bought a bypass harness for around 10 dollars. Took all the guesswork out of it.
 

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I wasn't planning to bypass the amp, seems like it'd just be easier to power it if I could figurre out what wires I need to hook where..
 

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I wasn't planning to bypass the amp, seems like it'd just be easier to power it if I could figurre out what wires I need to hook where..
Somebody correct me if I'm wrong, but I think if you hook that amplifier up to a newer stereo, you will overpower it and get tons of distortion. I'm pretty sure the factory deck was a low power out.
 

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My bronco II is an Eddie Bauer, and i was told by the local sterio shop that it has premium sound. Most of the wires I figured out, but I cant find anyhting about the factory amp wiring. here's what I know so far:

grn/yellow - constant 12
yellow/blk - acc 12
blue/red - illumination
black - ground
grey bundle of wires with 8 female connectors - speakers (have adapter)

Here's what I dont know:

solid red wire - ?
solid blue wire - ?
oj/black wire - ?

All the wires besided the ones in the grey bundle are loose. those extra wires must have something to do with the factory amp, but I don't want to hook it up backwards and fry it...
ok solid red is amp positive, black and orange is amp negative, solid blue is the amp power on wire.
 

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Well I hooked the solid blue up to the amp out on the back of the headunit and everyhting started working... Guess I dont need the red or blk/oj wires hooked up...
 

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Well I hooked the solid blue up to the amp out on the back of the headunit and everyhting started working... Guess I dont need the red or blk/oj wires hooked up...
glad i could help. :icon_thumby:
 


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